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Red Cross Response to Beulah Hill Fire near Pueblo

Red Cross volunteer helping lady in a shelter

For the latest information concerning Red Cross response to the Beulah Hill Fire please see our blog at http://coloradoredcross.blogspot.com/2016/10/evacuation-center-for-beulah-hill-fire_3.html

The Red Cross continues to respond to requests for support to those fighting and those affected by the wildfire known as the Beulah Hill Fire. Smoke plumes were detected Monday afternoon and with storm winds and dry fuels the fire frew quickly. By mid afternoon evacuation orders were in place and those orders expanded through the evening. 

An evacuation center weas opened at Roncalli Middle School, located at 4202 CO-78 in Pueblo. The evacuation center, manned by Red Cross volunteers, was opened to provide a safe place for people to go should they need to evacuate. The evacuation center will remain open overnight to accomodate anyone needing a place to stay while they are out of their home. The overnight shelter is only for those affected by the Beulah Hill Fire. 

Pet accomodation have been made available at the Pueblo Animal Service Center, 4600 Eagle Ridge Place in Pueblo. Large animals can be take to the Colorado State Fairgrounds, Gate 6. 

Our partners, the Salvation Army, provided an evening meal for the fire fighters while Red Cross provided water and snacks. 

For fire and evacuation information regarding the Beulah Hill Fire pleace vist puebloemergency.info

The latest information about Red Cross response to the Beulah Hill Fire is available on our blog at http://coloradoredcross.blogspot.com/2016/10/evacuation-center-for-beulah-hill-fire_3.html